Submit a support ticket using the GitHub Enterprise Management Console or the support portal. You can mark a ticket as urgent when your GitHub Enterprise production system is down or in an unusable state.

Before submitting a ticket, you should gather helpful information for GitHub Enterprise Support and choose a contact person. For more information, see "Preparing to submit a ticket."

After submitting your support request and optional diagnostic information, GitHub Enterprise Support may ask you to download and share a support bundle with us. For more information, see "Providing data to GitHub Enterprise Support."

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Submitting a ticket using the GitHub Enterprise Management Console

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click . Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings

  2. In the left sidebar, click Management Console. Management Console tab in the left sidebar

  3. If prompted, type your Management Console password. Management Console unlock screen

  4. In the upper right of the Management Console, click Support. Button to access Support area

  5. If you'd like to include diagnostics with your support ticket, Under "Diagnostics", click Download diagnostic info and save the file locally. You'll attach this file to your support ticket later. Button to download diagnostics info

  6. Under "Open Support Request", click New support request. Button to open a support request
  7. To sign in to the support portal, in the upper-right corner of the page, click Sign in. Sign in to support portal
  8. After signing in, under "Your email address", type an email address associated with your GitHub Enterprise account. Your email address field
  9. Under "Subject", type a descriptive title for the issue you're having. Subject field
  10. Under "Description", provide any additional information that will help the Support team troubleshoot the problem. Helpful information may include: Description field
    • Steps to reproduce the incident
    • Any special circumstances surrounding the discovery of the issue (for example, the first occurrence or occurrence after a specific event, frequency of occurrence, business impact of the problem, and suggested urgency)
    • Exact wording of error messages
  11. Use the Severity drop-down menu, and select the appropriate level of urgency. For more information, see "Severity levels for support requests." Severity drop-down menu
    • Choose Urgent to report fatal system failures, outages impacting critical system operations, security breaches, and expired licenses
    • Choose High to report issues impacting business operations, including system performance issues, or to report critical bugs
    • Choose Moderate to make technical requests like configuration changes and third-party integrations, and to report non-critical bugs
    • Choose Low to ask general questions and submit requests for new features, purchases, training, or health checks
  12. Use the Global Region drop-down menu, and select APAC (Asia Pacific), EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), or Americas as your region. Global Region drop-down menu
  13. Use the GitHub Enterprise Series drop-down menu, and select the version of GitHub Enterprise you're using. GitHub Enterprise Series drop-down menu

  14. To include diagnostics with your support ticket, click Add file, then attach the diagnostics file you downloaded. Add file button

  15. Select the box next to "I'm not a robot", and follow any instructions to verify you're human. reCAPTCHA verification box
  16. To create your support ticket, click Submit.
  17. If you chose not to include diagnostics with your support ticket, you can share diagnostic information with GitHub Enterprise Support after submitting your support request. For more information, see "Providing data to GitHub Enterprise Support."

Submitting a ticket using the support portal

  1. Navigate to the GitHub Enterprise support portal.
  2. Click Open a support ticket. Open support ticket button
  3. To sign in to the support portal, in the upper-right corner of the page, click Sign in. Sign in to support portal
  4. After signing in, under "Your email address", type an email address associated with your GitHub Enterprise account. Your email address field
  5. Under "Subject", type a descriptive title for the issue you're having. Subject field
  6. Under "Description", provide any additional information that will help the Support team troubleshoot the problem. Helpful information may include: Description field
    • Steps to reproduce the incident
    • Any special circumstances surrounding the discovery of the issue (for example, the first occurrence or occurrence after a specific event, frequency of occurrence, business impact of the problem, and suggested urgency)
    • Exact wording of error messages
  7. Use the Severity drop-down menu, and select the appropriate level of urgency. For more information, see "Severity levels for support requests." Severity drop-down menu
    • Choose Urgent to report fatal system failures, outages impacting critical system operations, security breaches, and expired licenses
    • Choose High to report issues impacting business operations, including system performance issues, or to report critical bugs
    • Choose Moderate to make technical requests like configuration changes and third-party integrations, and to report non-critical bugs
    • Choose Low to ask general questions and submit requests for new features, purchases, training, or health checks
  8. Use the Global Region drop-down menu, and select APAC (Asia Pacific), EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), or Americas as your region. Global Region drop-down menu
  9. Use the GitHub Enterprise Series drop-down menu, and select the version of GitHub Enterprise you're using. GitHub Enterprise Series drop-down menu

  10. To include diagnostics with your support ticket, click Add file, then attach the output file from https://[hostname]/setup/diagnostics. Add file button

  11. Select the box next to "I'm not a robot", and follow any instructions to verify you're human. reCAPTCHA verification box
  12. To create your support ticket, click Submit.
  13. If you chose not to include diagnostics with your support ticket, you can share diagnostic information with GitHub Enterprise Support after submitting your support request. For more information, see "Providing data to GitHub Enterprise Support."

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